EE22073 Associate Hardware Control Engineer

Employer: TMEIC
Job Location: Roanoke, Virginia
Category: Engineering/Electrical/Mechanical
Employment Type: Full Time
Last Updated: 9/29/2022
Closing Date: 10/21/2022
TMEIC Corporation, headquartered in Roanoke, VA, designs, develops and engineers advanced automation, large AC and DC motors, photovoltaic inverters and variable frequency drive systems. TMEIC Corporation specializes in the Renewable Energy, Metals, Material Handling, Oil & Gas, Mining, Testing and other industrial markets worldwide. We drive industry.
Job Description Job # EE22073
Job Title Associate Hardware Control Engineer
Office Location Roanoke, VA
Business Function/Department Industrial Systems/Project Application & Hardware Engineering
Sales Territory, if applicable N/A
General Role Description
Provide hardware design support for electrical distribution and control solutions for the industrial systems projects that meet client needs and fulfill project requirements.
Role Accountabilities
  • Create detail specifications for suppliers for review through collaboration with mechanical original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and end-user clients, per the contract and global industry standards, to ensure high quality designs and on-time delivery
  • Create electrical circuit drawings for review that accurately reflect each project’s PC, PLC & I/O, AC and DC drives, power distribution panels, operator station devices, and other control equipment to ensure a design that meets project requirements and quality standards
  • Generate IO spreadsheet for review that defines the electrical and drawing attributes for each and every IO point required for a project
  • Generate Company specific IO Card drawings for review for each project using Company designated automated drawing tool
  • Create the AC and DC control power distribution drawings, relay, network and sensor interface drawings for review for each project using Company designated software  
  • Ensure “as shipped” systems meet all client requirements as defined in the project contract, including system specifications and performance guarantees, while achieving business goals and objectives
  • Track all revisions to the IO list and drawings, complying with established change control procedures
  • Create project drawings for review to reflect preliminary, manufacturing, as shipped, and final “As-Installed” configurations
  • Create and update the project drawings to support site commissioning activities as needed under guidance of assigned project engineer
  • Create project documentation, such as drawing lists, panel lists, enclosure layout drawings, spare parts lists, and equipment lists, in accordance with standard design standards and project requirements
  • Control document distribution, and archiving using established document control procedures
  • Create engineering standards and engineering practices under the guidance of an assigned engineer that contribute to the development of Company engineering automation tools to improve productivity, increase quality, and reduce cost of hardware design
  • Communicate and collaborate with mechanical OEM and client engineers as assigned
  • Provide timely technical guidance to internal and external clients and suppliers as required to ensure total project requirements are met

General Employee Accountabilities
  • Bring full effort to bear on tasks assigned by manager
  • Give manager best advice
  • Give earliest notice when work cannot be delivered as specified
  • Cooperate and collaborate with peers and interact cross-organizationally as specified by manager
  • Exemplify Company Core Values:  Integrity, Client Focus, Team Orientation, and Personal Commitment
  • Comply with all Company policies, practices, and procedures and all regulations and laws
  • Recommend viable improvements proactively
  • Ensure effective utilization of business tools and processes

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, mechatronics engineering or related field, or equivalent via education and/or work experience
  • Classes, labs and projects with concentration in some combination of electrical circuit analysis, controls, power electronics and communication
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated success as contributing member in project team
  • Demonstrated successful working relationships with clients, suppliers, and other internal and external contacts
  • Demonstrated successful and positive personal leadership, interpersonal, organizational, administrative, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement in areas of responsibility
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Availability to travel, domestically and internationally, up to 15%, sometimes, with limited notice

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in circuit design and control panel design for complex coordinated industrial systems application
  • Demonstrated experience in AutoCAD
  • Advanced Excel and Visio Skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Visual Basic programming or equivalent to write macros to automate drawing generation process

Link to TMEIC Corporation website:  In order to be considered for a job opening, all applicants must complete an on-line job application, in full, for each job opening.  A resume can be attached to the on-line application, but is not considered a substitute for the information in the application.  Applications are not accepted for positions not posted.  Current job listings, along with our application, can be found on our website.  Select “Career Opportunities” on the “Careers” tab of our website. Please, no telephone calls.
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